Dr Ulrike Bavendiek M.A., PhD

Senior Lecturer Modern Languages and Cultures


    Cognitive and applied linguistics, with a focus on awareness, metacognition and affect in language learning

    I am investigating the effects that environmental factors, such as teaching and institutional practices have on the language learner.

    Digital literacies, participation in online environments for language learning, creative language use

    I am working on creative language use as evident in computer-mediated communication and how to prepare learners for active participation in second language CMC.

    Multilingualism and the lingua franca

    I am interested in the effects of the Lingua Franca English on multilingualism and language learner motivation in Britain and Germany.

    Research Grants
    • Investigating Changes in the Motivational Profiles of First Year Students on a Modern Languages Degree Programme

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